Mark Roscoe with his portrait of Dr Archie Brain

New Member Mark Roscoe

New Member; Mark Roscoe’s career is on a roll. Mark Roscoe’s Self Portrait entry was used to advertise the 1998 BP Portrait Award, by 2012 he had started exhibiting with the Royal Society of Portrait Painters.  Mark was soon noticed and won the Changing Faces commission. The resulting commissioned portrait was exhibited the following year and…

The hanging of the lawyers!

  Mark Roscoe’s portrait for the Faculty of Scottish Advocates.   Mark worked on this portrait of 32 members of bench and bar over eighteen months. If you look, you can see he has discretely included a portrait of himself in this work. Commissioned in 2013, it depicts the First Division courtroom in Parliament House,…

David Caldwell RP

ABOUT DAVID David Caldwell was born in Helensburgh in the West of Scotland in 1977. He studied at the Glasgow School of Art (1994-98) and the Royal Drawing School (2003-05). He has won several awards and residencies for painting including the prestigious Bulldog Bursary from the Royal Society of Portrait Painters and The Founder’s Purchase…

Royal Society of Portrait Painters 2016 at Mall Galleries

Top portrait painters 2016

The Royal Society of Portrait Painters is one of the largest and most prestigious organisations servicing  clients for commissioned portraiture in the UK. 230 of the best recent portraits were exhibited at the 2016 annual exhibition where the top portrait painters were:- (by popularity in alphabetical order) Paul Brason ‘Born in 1952, I spent most…